pea
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pea(
pi
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la arveja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We could make a soup with those peas.Podríamos hacer un puré con esas arvejas.
b. el guisante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We often ate peas with ham in Spain.En España a menudo comíamos guisantes con jamón.
c. el chícharo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I love to eat steamed peas and carrots.Me encantan los chícharos y las zanahorias al vapor.
d. la alverja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Peas are a good source of protein for vegetarians.Las alverjas son una buena fuente de proteína para los vegetarianos.
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pea
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el guisante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. la arveja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. el chícharo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
like two peas in a podcomo dos gotas de agua
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pea [piː]
noun
guisante (m); (Esp) chícharo (m); (CAm) arveja (f); (LAm) alverja (f); (LAm)
sweet pea guisante (m) de olor; (Esp) clarín (m); (Chile)
modifier
pea soup (n) sopa (f) de guisantes etc
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pea
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pea(
peh
-
ah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drunkenness)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡Madre mía, qué pea llevaba el tío ese!Good heavens! Wasn't that guy drunk!
Anoche me agarré una pea de aúpa y me he despertado con resaca.Last night I got completely plastered and have woken up with a hangover.
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pea
coger una pea to get smashed (familiar); get legless (familiar)
Coger una borrachera será coger una mona, [pedo,] andar ciego, [estar bolinga,] [coger una trompa,] [una bomba,] [una merluza,] [un pedete lúcido,] [ un mameo,] [una cebolla,] [una pea,] [una tajada] o [estar cocido,] [tener un puntillo] o [cogerse un ciego,] etc.
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